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CT On The Hill podcast- Apr. 3, 2017: Yankee's Bates pitches real spending cap
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When Connecticut passed the state income tax, it also came with a spending cap, that voters ultimately put into the state's constitution. But the spending cap has never been observed by lawmakers.

Now, a legislative committee is hearing several bills that would put teeth into the cap, as explained by Suzanne Bates, Director of Policy and Legislative Outreach at the Yankee Institute for Public Policy. a Hartford-based think-tank. Podcast photo credit: SeanPavonePhoto/iStock/Getty Images Plus

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